Surety Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star Des Moines hotel in Downtown Des Moines, near Des Moines Civic Center

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Surety Hotel

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Lobby lounge
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Lobby sitting area
Designer toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobes, towels

Overview of Surety Hotel

9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
206 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHy Vee Hall12 min walk
  • Popular LocationIowa Events Center13 min walk
  • Popular LocationWells Fargo Arena14 min walk
  • AirportDes Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)14 min drive

Room options

Two Queen Guestroom ADA

  • 330 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Deluxe King

  • 321 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

King Guestroom

  • 330 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Two Queen Guestroom

  • 344 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

King Guestroom ADA

  • 330 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Surety King

  • 321 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

Des Moines

Surety Hotel is located in Downtown Des Moines, a neighborhood in Des Moines, and is near the airport and near theme parks. Hoyt Sherman Place is a cultural highlight and some of the area's popular attractions include Iowa State Fairgrounds and Blank Park Zoo. Check out an event or a game at Wells Fargo Arena, and consider making time for Adventureland, a top attraction not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours and outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Polk County Courthouse - 2 min walk
  • Science Center of Iowa - 8 min walk
  • Hy Vee Hall - 12 min walk
  • Iowa Events Center - 13 min walk
  • Wells Fargo Arena - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 14 min drive


  • El Bait Shop - 9 min walk
  • Fongs Pizza - 5 min walk
  • South Union Bread Cafe - 7 min walk
  • 801 Chophouse - 7 min walk
  • Centro - 7 min walk

About this property

Surety Hotel

4-star hotel near Wells Fargo Arena
Located close to Des Moines Civic Center and Iowa Events Center, Surety Hotel provides dry cleaning/laundry services, a fireplace in the lobby, and an outdoor entertainment area. Enjoy happy hour and more at the two onsite restaurants. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a bar and a 24-hour gym.
Other perks include:
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and coworking spaces
  • Concierge services, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk
  • A front-desk safe, 4 meeting rooms, and outdoor furniture
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the dining options and first-rate property condition
Room features
All 137 individually furnished rooms include perks such as air conditioning and bathrobes, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes.
More amenities include:
  • Designer toiletries and hair dryers
  • 55-inch LED TVs with Netflix, Hulu, and streaming services
  • Wardrobes/closets, cable channels, and heating



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking available (USD 25 per night)
  • Street parking available
  • Self parking on site (USD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee: USD 5–20 per person
  • 2 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge
  • Coffee and tea in common areas
  • Couples/private dining

Restaurants on site

  • Mulberry Street Tavern
  • Outdoor Courtyard
  • Surety Coffee Shop

Things to do

  • 24-hour gym
  • Billiards/pool table


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Proposal/romance packages

Business services

  • 2,969 square feet of conference space
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Coworking space


  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Elevator
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible gym
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste on request
  • Towels


  • Hulu
  • LED TV with cable channels
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Limited room service
  • Minibar


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Electrical adapters
  • Free local calls
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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